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Samsung NP300V4A

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Samsung NP300V4A. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and screen. The price and portability also get good comments. There are some critical reviews about the sound, and reviews are divided on the keyboard.

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On average, users rate this product 99/100 and experts rate this product 70/100.

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Consumer review by: ejk1978 (circuitcity.com)

Great Computer

 

I've had it for a week and have been very pleased with all aspects of the computer...highly recommend!

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: TingsMom (circuitcity.com)

Very Happy User

 

We spent weeks researching brands, computers, operating systems and more in search of the perfect computer for me. I'm a blogger and social media addict and wanted a computer that would serve my needs in this capacity. This is the perfect computer for...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: JT (circuitcity.com)

good laptop

 

this is a very fast and responsive machine in that price range, the only bad thing is the sound but then again is a laptop not a sound system. set her up was breezy and connect to my home network was fast. very happy with my purchased

Feb, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA / SoundAlive
Audio system full duplex: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1.5 / 3

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400 / 48 / 4800
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):6 / 7 / 7.5
Battery performance:4400 / 4800
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6 / 8

Camera

Front Camera:N / Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Certification:TCO 3.1
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
Wi-Fi certified:Y / Yes
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver / Pink / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium, Plastic
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220
Display Diagonal:13.3 / 14
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:60 / 90
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000 / No / NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150 / 1200 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:87 / 88
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad:No / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:3 / 4 / 6
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1 / 2

Networking

3G: No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network connection type:RJ-45
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):150 / 300
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN: No

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:24
Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray ROM / DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA / SoundAlive
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE802.3, IEEE802.3ab, IEEE802.3u
Display:LCD / LED / TFT
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
External display:N
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel / Intel, NVIDIA
HD-Ready: Yes
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Number of products included:1
NVIDIA Optimus technology: Yes
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power supply type:AC/DC
Type:PC
Volume Control:Digital
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Weight:4.76
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi / Wireless LAN, Bluetooth

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bag included: No
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: No
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:60 / 90
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:AMD A60M / Intel HM65 Express
Compatible processor series:Core i5 / Core i7
Conflict Free processor:N / No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):20 / 21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:AMD A60M / Intel HM65 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:A6-3430MX / I3-2310M / I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M / I7-2630QM / I7-2670QM
Processor boost frequency:2.4 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.1
Processor cache:3 / 4 / 6
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel Core i7
Processor frequency:1.7 / 2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:AMD / Intel
Processor model:A6-3430MX / I3-2310M / I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M / I7-2630QM / I7-2670QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket 988 / Socket FS1 uPGA
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:D2 / J1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45
Tjunction:100 / 85 / 85C ; 100C

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52219 / 52220 / 52224 / 53434 / 53438 / 53450 / 53452 / 53470
Processor code:SR02S / SR02Y / SR04J / SR04S / SR04W / SR04Z / SR0DN
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS, HDD
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): No

Software

Bundled software:704 x 576, 704 x 288, 704 x 240, 352 x 288, 352 x 240 / Easy Partition Manager\nSamsung Support Center\nMicrosoft Office Starter 2010\nEasy File share\nEasy Content Share\nCyberlink Youcam\nControl Center\nEasy Migration / OS DVD\nEasy Partition Manager\nSamsung Support Center\nMicrosoft Office Starter 2010\nEasy File share\nEasy Content Share\nCyberlink Youcam\nControl Center\nEasy Migration / Partition Manager Easy\nSamsung Support Center\nMicrosoft Office Starter 2010\nEasy File share\nEasy Content Share\nCyberLink YouCam\nControl Center\nEasy Migration
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:Norton Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500 / 640 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500 / 640 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9 / 9.06 / 9.45
Depth (imperial):9 / 9.06
Height:1.27
Height (front):1.14 / 1.17 / 1.18
Height (front) (imperial):1.17 / 1.18
Height (imperial):1.27
Height (rear):1.24 / 1.26 / 1.27
Height (rear) (imperial):1.24 / 1.27
Weight:4.45 / 4.76 / 4.96 / 5.29
Width:13 / 13.1 / 14.4
Width (imperial):13 / 13.1